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Resident of the British capital Toby Harman fined more than 100 thousand pounds (7.8 million rubles) that he rented an apartment in the city centre, allocated to it under the contract of social hiring. On it informs “bi-Bi-si”.
The man also lost the right to preferential housing and was evicted. Apartment located in the heart of London, will give the other tenants. “Social housing exists to provide shelter to those who desperately needs it, and not in order to earn a dishonest citizens”, — said in a statement published on the website of the city Council of Westminster. The Council recalled that to retake subsidized housing is prohibited, and violations similar made by Harman, is strictly monitored.
According to “bi-Bi-si”, the 37-year-old man rented an apartment via Airbnb portal. He registered the account with fake name and profited from costly real estate in 2013. Have submitted the apartment on Airbnb was more than 300 reviews. Bank statements Londoner revealed that he received money from the users of the rental service for several years.
Identifying fraud, city officials filed for Harman’s to court and eventually the case was resolved in favor of the municipality. The Council of Westminster checks and about a thousand apartments, located within the borough, on the subject of illegal rentals.
Earlier in July, the company Airbnb has banned blogersha Heidi Laughlin, telling about his fight against cancer, to rent any apartment in the world after she swore to the address of the owner of an apartment in the correspondence.
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